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Climate Action Adaptation Plan

Dune Project

Santa Monica is piloting a restoration project with the Bay Foundation - a project that promises to enhance our coastline and visitor experience, while replacing vital habitat for threatened shorebirds and creating a buffer against the effects of sea level rise.  Learn more about the Santa Monica Beach Restoration Pilot Project.

A Virtual Reality Tool to Educate and Engage the
Community on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

The Owl User Survey Final Report

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Climate Action Project Updates 

Want to help develop the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan?
There are many ways to get involved: 

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10/29/2016 - Community Climate Action Summit at St. Monica's Grand Pavilion

Summit Event Report
Summit Event Photos 
Summit Live Sketch Notes

Climate Final Report   The 15x15 Climate Action Plan, published in February 2013, was developed to meet the City’s target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 15% below 1990 levels by the end of 2015.

It is a short-term, action-oriented plan identifying fifteen measures that, when completed, will achieve our community greenhouse gas emission reduction goal.

15x15 Climate Action Plan (6MB) pdf
View Final Report 

7/28/2016 - Office of Sustainability and the Environment with the project team launch the development process with stakeholders who are now part of a Steering Committee and a Green Ribbon Committee. 

See content from the kick-off event:
CAAP Event Report
CAAP Event Presentation

1/26/2016 - City selects DNV-GL to provide consulting services to develop and deliver the Climate Action & Adaptation Plan (Council meeting staff report)

Climate Infographics

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Global Warming Has Local Impacts

C-CHANGE.LA provides information on climate change in the Los Angeles region.

C-CHANGE.LA is hosted by the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability, composed of leading municipal governments, agencies, universities and organizations.

Last updated: Monday, 07/16/2018


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